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" Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The... "
Sidney Roemlee: A Tale of New England - Page 254
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1827
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Travels Through the Western Interior of the United States, from the Year ...

Henry Ker - 1816 - 376 pages
...it brought to my mind so forcibly the lines of a favourite poet, that I could not help exclaiming, " Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we ait; weeds without it." At dark I encamped, after having come nearly five miles. I now examined the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liherty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life its...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; hlinds The eyesight of discovery...
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The Task

William Cowper - 1817 - 188 pages
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of DiscoVry;...
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The memoirs of the late miss Emma Humphries, with a series of letters to ...

Timothy East - 1817
...of more consequence to your felicity than you are aware. " .. ': i' is -- " "Tis Friendship gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And "We are weeds without it." fi If you are so favoured as to find one, whose prevailing habits and dispositions are congenial with...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manicheau god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. "I'is liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blind* The eyesight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1819
...Manichean god. Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r ') Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays, on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discovery...
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Voyage to South America: Performed by Order of the American ..., Volume 2

Henry Marie Brackenridge - 1819
...is fastened are burst, he will suddenly rise with ease to the natural standard of his character. " Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting...lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." Our enemies in Europe are still in the habit, in spite of the proofs we have given, both in peace and...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 15

Abraham John Valpy - 1820
...superstition seemed very prevalent in some towns ; the professors of the art kept regular shops. 'Tis liberly alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre...constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of Science ; blinds The eye-sight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint. Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eye-sight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1821
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god. Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint, Except what wisdom lays, on evil men, Is evil : butts the faculties, impedes N 3 Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of Discovery;...
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